New hobby, new life

Drastic changes in nine months

Blenheim woman Renee Craw's life has changed drastically since she started body building about nine months ago.
 Blenheim body builder Renee Craw

Age Concern on track

Age Concern Marlborough is back on track after a turbulent period saw them lose two key team members inside three months.

'Unwise' not to strengthen stadium

The MDC would be irresponsible if it did not spend $2 million to strengthen Blenheim's Stadium 2000, councillors believe.

Tully seen in Picton

John Tully Beneficiary arrested for fatal shooting in Ashburton has lived in Marlborough and was seen in Picton about a month ago.

Ferry fleet down to one ... again

A mechanical failure means Interislander's Kaitaki will be out of action until at least tomorrow night.

Alleged burglar faces multiple trials

Man to attend hearings in Christchurch, Wellington, and Picton after series of boat burglaries.

Hay fever as bad as heart disease - GP

hayfever Some hay fever sufferers endure a quality of life equivalent to heart disease, Richmond GP says.

Judge apologises for 'brainfade'

A judge has apologised to a marine farm owner for quoting him on a case he wasn't part of.

Smith loses his wheels

Candles cause of house fire

Crystal Port

Dodgy car buy strands family

Blenheim woman Crystal Port bought a car off Trade Me so she could take her family to Christchurch to visit her father during his cancer treatment.

Bowlers in top form

Emma Twigg In a good weekend for Marlborough indoor bowlers, locals claimed both the pairs and fours titles at the Marlborough Open.

Battle of the semis looms

Semifinalists have been decided in senior Marlborough netball after the final week of round-robin play in all grades on Saturday.

Uso win battle of giants

Girls punch above their weight

Emma Twigg

Twigg caps perfect season

Emma Twigg has left Rowing New Zealand with the most emphatic forget-me-not - world championship gold.

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Quartet to open festival

The Europe-based Faust String Quartet will open the three-day St Andrews Music Festival in Blenheim on Friday.

Opera in surround Sound

Three New Zealand opera singers will fill the five-star Bay of Many Coves lodge in the Marlborough Sounds with opera, operetta and musical theatre next month.

Right cut can yield top crop

Good eating without going broke

Norman Sinclair

Artist is doing what he 'loves'

Artists need to create work that people want to look at, says high-country painter Norman Sinclair.

Lost in the ruck

Crusaders vs Hurricanes Imagine the fallout if the Marlborough District Council had decided to host the Crusaders-Hurricanes clash in Blenheim next year and no-one came.

Letters to the editor

Correspondence from Express readers on health, the economy and renewable energy.

Trains always win

Letters to the editor

Lyttelton Port

Lack of safety

Lyttelton Port is a hot mess of industrial unsafety.

NZ wine, tourism join forces

The links between promoting New Zealand wine and tourism have prompted an agreement between Tourism NZ and New Zealand Winegrowers.

KiwiRail sells Clifford Bay land

Land once earmarked for a replacement ferry terminal is sold to winegrower Peter Yealands.

Law firms see perks in teaming up

Smaller regions need help: Joyce


Renaissance hits target

As well as winning beer award, Renaissance Brewery raises over half a million dollars through crowdfunding.


Sports draws

Weekly sports draws around Marlborough from September 2.

Community calendar

A round-up of community events for the week ahead.

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Weekly arts diary

Art. Theatre, Workshops and Performances in Marlborough this week.

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Youth to get jazzy

Sponsored content by Marlborough 4 Fun - the 2014 Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival begins August 6.

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